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Project Accountant

Project Accountant

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ARCO/Murray Corporate Services, Inc.
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US-MO-St. Louis

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ARCO is a premier, full service design/build general contractor with more than 25 years of experience providing clients with complete project delivery throughout the United States. The ARCO enterprise completed $1.2B in revenue in 2016 and is on pace to continue exceptional growth in 2017. ARCO has been named as one of the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in the nation – having tripled in revenue since 2012. ARCO is proud to have been ranked #17 on ENR’s Top 100 Design/Build firms list nationwide in 2017. ARCO’s leadership attributes the companies’ success to its exceptional associates and the award-winning culture they create.


ARCO has an exciting, long-term career opportunity for a highly motivated Project Accountant. The Project Accountant is responsible for all facets of the day-to-day accounts payable and various accounts receivable functions. The position acts as a consultant to each Project Manager, our internal customers. The ideal candidate will have 5-15 years of related experience and must be extremely organized, self-reliant, and detail oriented.


If you are interested in our award-winning corporate culture, best-in-class total rewards package, and, are ready to take your career to the next level -- consider joining our team.


  • Prepare billings to owners, process all overhead and job cost invoices throughout the month. 
  • Work on a daily basis with the vendors and subcontractors on issues ranging from billing and payments to insurance and lien waivers. 
  • Reconcile and close accounts payable and accounts receivable on a monthly basis, and assist in the monthly cash reconciliation process. Maintain and prepare the monthly collection reports.
  • Work on a variety of miscellaneous issues delegated from the controller.
  • Respond to requests for information and analysis from the Project Managers of the companies on various accounting and subcontractor issues.
  • Develop and maintain positive relations with Subcontractors and Project Managers throughout all facets of project accounting.


  • High School Diploma required
  • 5-15 years of accounting experience; Construction accounting experience considered a plus.
  • Viewpoint software experience a plus.
  • Must possess effective communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, set priorities and see projects through to completion.
  • Able to work effectively under deadlines and high pressure.
  • Ability to work with and build relationships with a wide variety of people.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel.

We Offer a Competitive Benefit Package that Includes:

  • Generous bonus program based on performance
  • 1 Month Paid Sabbatical after every 5 years of employment
  • ARCO Funded Profit Sharing Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement for Associates
  • 401k
  • Scholarship reimbursement for associates’ children
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance coverage

***ARCO Murray Corporate Services is proud to be an equal opportunity employer***